New Standard Helps Content Adapt To Devices
Jan 19, 2004, 11:30 AM by (staff)
The W3C standards group last week released Composite Capability/Preference Profiles (CC/PP) 1.0, a standard for expressing device capabilities and user preferences. The information is used by servers to guide the adaptation of content to match the capabilities of different devices, such as cell phones and PDAs. CC/PP includes User Agent Profile (UAProf), an OMA standard already used in millions of cell phones.
Facebook Takes Steps to Improve Mobile Profiles
Facebook today discussed several significant changes headed to user profiles on mobile devices. First, profile images can now be short, looping videos to highlight a new dimension of our personalities.
Samsung Makes Its Secure Folder A Downloadable App
Samsung today released its Secure Folder through the Galaxy Apps Store. Secure Folder is a protected space for smartphones that can store files, documents, images, videos, or other content that the owner wishes to lock away.
Instagram to Let People Highlight and Archive their Stories
Instagram today introduced several new tools that will allow users to hold onto their fleeting stories more permanently. First, Stories Highlights let people create a featured story that can be pinned to their profile.
Verizon to Test AppFlash Search Tool On Some Android Phones
Verizon Wireless is prepared to roll out a new search tool on select Android handsets over the next few weeks. The tool, called Appflash, was developed by Evie.
ITU Targets 20 Gbps for 5G Specification
The International Telecommunications Union today released a draft report for what might eventually become the 5G specification. IMT-2020 is the working name for the 5G standard and the ITU has laid out a basic framework it wants to see technology companies meet.